Cherif and Said Kouachi were killed after holding a hostage at a print shop. Amedi Coulibalay, who is thought to have killed a policewoman, was killed while holding hostages at a Jewish deli.
Videos from the scene of today’s attack show the two gunmen engaging a French policeman on the streets of Paris. Two police officers are among 12 people killed in the terrorist attack on the headquarters of a satirical French magazine.
While Sunni Iraqi support of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham is not monolithic, the central government’s security forces are unlikely to decisively uproot the terrorist organization from the more distant provinces of Iraq anytime soon.
The Anbar police chief said that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham has been cleared from most of Ramadi, according to a Turkish news agency report.
A car bomb exploded near the Syrian-Turkish border, killing 43 people. Reports suggest that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham may have been behind the attack.
Turkish forces fired into Syria today in retaliation for a stray rocket that hit a mosque in bordering Hatay province.
Two senior Awakening leaders in Anbar announced the formation of the “Army of Pride and Dignity,” whose purpose is “to protect our province” from the Iraqi government.
The Iraqi terror group said the attack was part of its “Destroying the Walls” campaign, which was announced by the group’s emir, Abu Du’a, last year.
The suicide attacks in the Iraqi capital highlight the resurgence of the al Qaeda affiliate, and the risk it poses to Iraq’s shaky political structure.
Karzai’s directive comes during sensitive negotiations and draft proposals for a residual international force to remain in Afghanistan after 2014.
The video clip shows a map on a whiteboard that details the location of the security perimeter, aircraft, hangars, and other buildings. Al Qaeda and the Mullah Dadullah Front were likely involved in the assault that destroyed six USMC Harriers.
Al Qaeda in Iraq fighters dressed as policemen are seen executing policemen with a silenced pistol during the deadly March 5 raid in Anbar province.
The Haqqani Network suicide assault on a major US base in Khost was promoted by the Taliban on their propaganda website.
In a clumsy propaganda attempt, a report that was published at The Long War Journal on June 10 was made to look like a similar Washington Post report that ran six days later.
The video, released on Voice of Jihad, shows the suicide bombing at the outer wall, and Haqqani Network fighters entering the base.
Seven civilians were killed inside the wire, while the blast caved in the base’s dining facility and PX.
While the pictures are distasteful, they don’t rate an international scandal.
A jihadist media outlet has released previously unseen photographs of slain top al Qaeda leaders Abu Laith al Libi, Abdullah Said al Libi, and Abu Abdullah al Shami.
The Taliban released graphic footage of a Taliban execution of Pakistani policemen captured in Upper Dir in early June.
A purported photo of Kashmiri’s corpse has turned out to be that of a Mumbai suicide bomber, and HUJI misspelled the group’s name twice in the press release announcing his death.
“Bin Laden remained an active leader in al Qaeda, providing strategic, operational and tactical instructions to the group,” a top US official reports.
A small US team killed Osama bin Laden during a raid in Abbottabad in northwestern Pakistan. The US was in possession of his body, which has since been buried at sea.
Mullah Abdul Qayoum, the Taliban’s shadow governor for the district of Sangin, was killed in an ISAF airstrike on Nov. 20. Qayoum commanded an estimated 600 to 800 Taliban fighters and served as a key link to the Taliban leadership in Pakistan.
Hakeemullah Mehsud, the leader of the Movement of the Taliban in Pakistan, from his audiotape, dated April 19, 2010. Below the fold is the full text of a videotape released to The Long War Journal by the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan News Channel. The videotape, dated April 4, and another audiotape, dated April 19, were released less […]